Ivy and Vera attend the Bettabuy quiz night leaving the eveningfree for Don and Jack to hold a card game. Phil is forced to sell some of hismachinesandDeirdre lends him all her money - £200 - to get his car repaired. Phil, Des,Don, Jim and Jack play poker in the factory unit. Phil urges the others tobet big but they're careful. He annoys Don by insinuating that he's out of his league. Don matches Phil's £200 stake and they start adding markers. Jack and Jim try to stop Don. Don pays to see Phil. Phil has a full house but Don wins with four of a kind. He takes Phil's £200, Phil promises the other £450in the morning. Mike finds Dobson installed in his office administering the take over. Dobson refuses to tell Mike where Jackie is and threatens him with security if he doesn't leave. Sandra phones Alec and tells him Joyce has just died. Alec is shocked by Joyce's death and worries about his own health. He tells Sandra he won't attend the funeral and comforts her when she breaks down. Rita is horrified to discover Reg is interested I buying No. 3 and Steph is amused when Architect Simon Beatty flirts with her.